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San Francisco also holds one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the world with events that last almost two weeks after the initial festival day. The huge parade that’s thrown by Southwestern Airlines includes a heady mix of folk dancers, floats, stilt walkers, marching bands and a 268-foot-long golden dragon. The crowds are intense, so there is even bleacher seating for people to watch the show in comfort. The evening ends with a stunning fireworks display. Aside from the parade, San Francisco is also home to fun experiences like the New Year Flower Fair and a street fair that last for weeks. One of the more unique events is the Miss Chinatown USA pageant with a coronation ball later in the month.

February 12th, 2021 Best for: Lovers of Pageantry and Excess San Francisco also holds one of the largest celebrations in the world with events that last almost two weeks after the initial festival day. The huge parade that’s thrown by Southwestern Airlines includes a heady mix of folk dancers, floats, stilt walkers, marching bands and a 268-foot-long golden dragon. The crowds are intense, so there is even bleacher seating for people to watch the show in comfort. The evening ends with a stunning fireworks display. Aside from the parade, San Francisco is also home to fun experiences like the New Year Flower Fair and a street fair that last for weeks. One of the more unique events is the Miss Chinatown USA pageant with a coronation ball later in the month.

San Fransisco Pride: June 25 – June 26, 2022 Get ready to celebrate “Generations of Resistance” at San Francisco Pride. Immerse yourself into two-days of engagement and entertainment with a full lineup on both the main stage and community stage. San Francisco Pride is one of the oldest and largest LGBTQIA parades in the world. Contingents march through the heart of the city, along Market Street, with more than 100,000 spectators. The parade starts from Embarcadero and celebrations continue all the way to Civic Center.

When: April 20th, 2022 Where: Golden Gate Park, San Fransisco, California, USA 4/20 at Hippie Hill is a tradition that dates back to the 70’s. Each year, tens of thousands of people arrive in San Fransisco from all over the world to celebrate the ganja plant in one amazing 420 friendly event. This year marks the first that attendees can actually purchase weed inside the park, so we’re thinking that 2022 is going to be a seriously special smoke out.

When: April 20th, 2022 Where: Golden Gate Park, San Fransisco, California, USA 4/20 at Hippie Hill is a tradition that dates back to the 70’s. Each year, tens of thousands of people arrive in San Fransisco from all over the world to celebrate the ganja plant in one amazing 420 friendly event. This year marks the first that attendees can actually purchase weed inside the park, so we’re thinking that 2021 is going to be a seriously special smoke out.

When: April 20th, 2021 Where: Golden Gate Park, San Fransisco, California, USA 4/20 at Hippie Hill is a tradition that dates back to the 70’s. Each year, tens of thousands of people arrive in San Fransisco from all over the world to celebrate the ganja plant in one amazing 420 friendly event. This year marks the first that attendees can actually purchase weed inside the park, so we’re thinking that 2021 is going to be a seriously special smoke out.

The temperature in San Francisco is ideal in the fall time, and trees light up in various hues of gold and red. Enjoy seaside views, rich history, fluffy sourdough bread, and excitement. Foodies flock to SF as produce is booming during the fall time, and there is no shortage of quaint farmers markets throughout the city boasting some of America’s finest produce.

If you have been craving fresh sourdough, eclectic shopping, cutting-edge art, design, and more- and a historically significant setting to enjoy it in, look no further than the friendly city of San Francisco. With vaccines mandated for some essential services, SF is taking some steps to keep the spread down, get ready for your west coast adventure.

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San Francisco is the beating heart of gay pride throughout the USA. As a major backdrop of the journey LGBTQ+ Americans faced- SF establishes itself as a must-see destination to embrace LGBTQ+ history and culture. This June visit this gorgeous and welcoming town for festivities and joy around every corner- and not to mention historical sites and rainbow flags.

- Save Me San Francisco by Train - Calling San Francisco by Tommy Castro - Fake Tales of San Francisco by Arctic Monkeys - San Francisco by The Mowgli's - San Francisco by 5 Seconds of Summer - San Francisco by Niall Horan - San Francisco by Galantis ft Sofia Carson - San Francisco (You've Got Me) by Village People

Historically a thriving LGBTQ+ destination, San Francisco proudly hosts a vibrant scene with plenty of cool activities and friendly people. There are several exciting LGBTQ+ events throughout the year in SF and a fun nightlife culture that is a must for anyone looking to party. Check out San Francisco's massive pride festival in June for a busy itinerary or just stop by for the usual sites and make your way to some of the most iconic gay clubs in the world.

San Francisco is *the* spot to celebrate pride in the USA, with fun events, a world-famous parade, and one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly cultures, all beneath the beautiful California sun. Small and large festivities take place along every winding street of the city so be prepared for a busy itinerary.

In San Francisco the party starts from May 2nd onward, this energetic city is easily one of the best places in the world to be in early May for tasty Mexican food and fun activities. Including entire days packed with live performances from Bay Area artists, world-famous Mexican cuisine, and exciting specials and events popping up throughout the city, there is no end to options of how to spend this lively holiday. Check out the family-friendly annual Cinco de Mayo celebration that is held in the historical Mission District of the city, and enjoy live mariachis, salsa ensembles, and mouthwatering Mexican street food, and of course- fiesta.

San Francisco is one of America's favorite destinations. This cosmopolitan melting pot is perfect for a packed itinerary. The hilly streets of SF are lined with shopping boutiques, cozy coffee shops, and mouthwatering restaurants. Take a stroll through Golden Gate Park, drink bubble tea in Chinatown, visit Fisherman's Wharf, tour Alcatraz Island, and more in this iconic destination.

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When: April 20th, 2021 Where: Golden Gate Park, San Fransisco, California, USA 4/20 at Hippie Hill is a tradition that dates back to the 70’s. Each year, tens of thousands of people arrive in San Fransisco from all over the world to celebrate the ganja plant in one amazing 420 friendly event. This year marks the first that attendees can actually purchase weed inside the park, so we’re thinking that 2021 is going to be a seriously special smoke out.

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